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NBC
Feb 25, 2013 6:00pm PST
have from them, that video. >> reporter: the u.s. embassy of peru has told them the pair may have then boarded a boat. >> the embase embassy believes they got on the boat for an a . amazon cruise. >> reporter: the family has set up a war room where they're mapping out all they know. >> probably the biggest thing we have access to garrett's bank records and starting january 25th all of his banking ceased. no more withdrawals. there's nothing. there is absolutely no activity. >> reporter: what has the family especially worried, warnings that kidnappers may be targeting american tourists in the peru region. friends and family are pleading for help. >> i want my son to know that i love him, that we all love him. we want them to come home safe and sound. >> when your child is missing it's really, really tough. and we need your help. >> reporter: the family tells me they're getting daily updates from the embassy in peru. they are certainly hoping that those images will lead to the couple. meanwhile, the folks here at the peddler bike shop are asking for the safe return of jamie neal an
FOX
Feb 18, 2013 7:00am PST
the fire on the carnival cruise ship triumph. yesterday, the u.s. coast guard said the fire started in front of a generator in the main engine crime. that fire left the cruise liner without power for five days with 4200 people on board. investigators say it could take up to a year to determine what exactly caused the fire. despite that initial report from the coast guard, congress says it still wants answers into the cruise ship disaster. hours after the triumph was towed to alabama, senator jay rockefeller september a letter to the -- sent a letter to the coast guard, demanding a review of the incident and similar incidents in the last six years. the senator says there might be a larger safety issue that needs to be reviewed involving large passenger vehicles. >>> and when congress returns next week, they will only have four days for the sequester. coming up, the automatic budget cuts here for california. >>> why facebook's tax bill is zero. in fact, the social media giant will get a huge refund. >>> and what russian scientists are finding after friday's meteor explosion and the ne
FOX Business
Feb 28, 2013 11:00am EST
's on capitol hill. >> there could be, but for now, nothing going. a couple votes in the u.s. senate. a democratic vote to replace cuts in ten years, but the pay fors and cuts take a decade, including a 30% minimum tax rate for income amounts of over $5 million. as a republican plan, allows flexibility for the president to go and fill in the spending cuts from elsewhere in the budget. neither proposal will pass. the president meets with congressional leaders tomorrow at the white house. the rest of congress out at that point when spending cuts, automatic spending cuts begin tomorrow. leaders skeptical saying it's just a foe toll opportunity. -- photo opportunity. no deal, but voting is this afternoon. dagen: thank you. as we edge closer to the deadline, the impact of the cuts on the economy, on the market, could they be more drastic than investors bet on? to break it down, a professor at the international business schools, jeremy hills in studio with me, managing director at tf marketing advisers. katherine, will the impact on the economy, an economy only growing one-tenth of a perce
ABC
Feb 13, 2013 6:00pm PST
the money as taxable u.s. income. >> a lot of the money is not. it's a lot of times the company chooses u.s. investments and things like that. >> those are just some of the ways companies defer payments indefinitely. five company as kted for more than two thirds of the $225 billion in accumulated foreign earnings last year. top u.s. tax rate is 35% but a review of the last three years of financial records found that some silicon valley companies are paying lower global tax rates. apple reported $40.4 million -- billion in holdings overseas. ebay, $10 billion overseas, google, $24.8 billion reported. yahoo had $3.2 billion overseas. and cisco which reported $41.3 billion overseas had anmk;va effective tax rate of 14%. those that did said they're following the law. economists estimate the federal government loses $90 billion a year enough to fund california public schools and universities more than two years. or cover 206 days of military operations in afghanistan and iraq. this isn't the first time multi national companies have been the target of criticism for sheltering money oversea autos
FOX
Feb 18, 2013 5:00am PST
a u.s. weapon caused the fireball. the resulting sonic boom caused $33 million in damage an injured 3300 people. >>> britton's environment says it depends too much on paperwork and officials were warned in 2011 that horse meet was ill liely entering the human chain. it is found in hamburgers and also school meals. they are bracing for automatic spending cuts. kyla campbell reports from the washington d.c. newsroom, workers could lose their job, kyla in. >> reporter: there are 170,000 workers in california and we have been hearing about those automatic government spending cuts and they put it on hold until march 1st and congress is on break all of this week and when they get back, it leaves four days to come up with a plan to keep them from going into effect. more than 2 million workers are waiting to see if they could lose their jobs. >> the republican house has already voted twice to replace the president's second quester with spending cuts, they saw them on real priorities. >> they are working to include both increased tax revenue and spending cuts, if this all goes into effect, i
CBS
Feb 19, 2013 6:00pm PST
and u.s. are looking at that now and they could take action to cut them back but short of that google is untouchable at the moment pretty much. >> reporter: now, despite again the $800 a share close, they are third in value, number two exxonmobil and number one apple. google reportedly considering taking a playbook from apple, a page from the playbook, by opening retail stores to sell going the branded hardware. those reports give no time frame for when google may enter the market. >> they keep reinventing themselves and expanding the brand. >> reporter: that's what makes them successful. no question about it. >> thank you, mark. >>> the chp ready to pull out extra patrols from oakland unless the city can come up with the cash to pay for them. kpix 5 reporter ann notarangelo on what it would cost and where the money would come from. >> reporter: since patrolling the streets of oakland, the police department says in some cases violent crime is down and they don't want to mess with the momentum. >>> reporter: november 1st, the chp joined additional lo
ABC
Feb 22, 2013 6:00am PST
in early detection and treatment have helped reduce breast cancer mortality in the u.s. by 33% since 1990. help us continue serving the millions of women and men with breast cancer who still need us every day. register for the 3-day now. (woman) it's just been an amazing, amazing journey. i love these people. ♪ and it's beautiful >> 6:10 on friday. the winds are nonexistent compared to yesterday. we will talk temperatures. we are running around 34 in napa and 38 in concord and san jose, and 36 in los gatos and half moon bay, and 39 in hayward, and san carlos and everyone else low-to-mid 40's. throughout the afternoon hours, how about upper 50's at the coast, maybe a few mid-50's like half moon bay and low-to-mid 60's for the rest of us. headed into tomorrow we will have temperatures on the decline and i will show you that in a second and a chance for sprinkles. sue? >> back to san jose update on the accident, the capital expressway involving a bus car ran a red light, hit the bus, more damage to the car than the bus but one person is injured and taken to the hospital but the intersectio
ABC
Feb 6, 2013 4:30am PST
with oprah. he was cleared of charges by the u.s. attorney in southern california last year. but the abc news story said no one is speaking for the justice department. >> four villages in the solomon islands were hit by a 5' tsunami and five people have been reported killed and 70 to 80 homes damaged. police say they expect the death toll to rise. officials say a pair of giant waves hit the western side of santa cruz island following 8.30 earthquake that struck underwater near the solomon islands. the warning was canceled for more distant coasts. >> now, the largest gathering of people in history is getting underway in india. tomorrow, a bay area man will join tens of millions of hindus for the experience of a lifetime . >> this man is a devout hindu and is flying to indian on thursday, for a religious festival that happens once every 12 years. this year, more than 100 million will descend on the area. they will take a dip in the ganges river. >> he is packing light. >> it it is worth any pain for the pilgrimage. >> it has grown dramatically since 2001, the last pilgrimage. >> 110 million to
NBC
Feb 21, 2013 4:30am PST
on the streets. san jose was one of 35 cities invited by the u.s. olympic committee to bid for those games. san francisco and sacramento were also asked. san francisco mayor ed lee says he wants to establish a permanent nonprofit organization to work on securing major events like the olympic games. >> not a bad idea because it keeps coming up. it would be nice. >> 4:36 right now. nice forecast ahead. let's check it out with meteorologist christina loren. >> good morning to you, jon and laura. good morning to you at home. we have a good looking day shaping up. yesterday was really pretty but kind of cold. today we bump your high temperatures up a touch. making it all that much more comfortable for you in the heat of the day. this morning we are monitoring the formation of fog although we don't have reduced visibility to show you right now. best drive of the morning. the numbers certain to drop off through the next couple hours especially in the north bay this morning. give yourself ample time to reach your destination safely. look at what those low clouds are doing to those temperatures this mor
NBC
Feb 21, 2013 5:00am PST
before the u.s. supreme court next month. good morning. i'm marla tellez. i'll explain what this means for same-sex marriage in california coming up. >>> good morning. welcome back to scottsdale stadium, spring training home the world series champion san francisco giants. nice ring to it. let's think back to 2008 player draft. you have at the top of it the tampa bay rays and then pittsburgh pirates and kansas city and four teams deciding at the time thinking back now why didn't we draft buster posey? steady hand. great influence in the clubhouse and perhaps baseball's top player in many regards all around at least he's one of the fan favorites in san francisco. we take time with buster to talk about spring training. take a look. buster posy's impact on the success of the giants goes without question and as one of the team's leaders coming off an mvp season, capped by yet another world series title, he knows that rituals of spring start the process of being ready for opening day. >> feels good. it's nice to have the whole squad out here now. doing some live bp which is not really the hi
NBC
Feb 25, 2013 6:00am PST
to kidnap american tourists in the cusco, peru region. we're told the u.s. state department and u.s. embassy in lima are helping out with the search. reporting live, christie smith, "today in the bay." >> this morning two teenagers behind bars after a carjacking leads to a police pursuit and crash at a shopping center in union city. this started in fremont yesterday afternoon after police went after a stolen mercedes-benz. the chase ends at union city's union landing shopping center after the suspect hit a tree before slamming into six parked cars. the owner of one of those cars says he was inside the movie theater at the time and had no idea his car had been hit until later. >> the person that committed this crime, you know, by hijacking the gentleman's measur mercedes called this mess while we were just enjoying a sunday at the movies. >> one woman was inside her parked car when it was hit. she was taken to the hospital for treatment. >>> palo alto police are looking for a man who reportedly tried to rob another man at gunpoint. take a look at this sketch. they say around 8:30 friday night
KRON
Feb 21, 2013 4:00am PST
is considering whether to urge the u.s. supreme court to overturn a state ban on gay marriage. it has until february 28th to intervene. california voters approved a ballot initiative in 2008. that overturned state supreme court decision allowing a marriage. 29 other states have constitutional amendments banning gay marriage. nine states and washington, d.c. recognize same-sex marriage. >> here is a live look at the san mateo bridge. we are looking a sunny skies for today a cold start especially in places in the north bay once again. we will be right back with more. the time now is 4:08. @÷ >> researchers are concerned about a fish that is turning into a new threat to the ecology of lake tahoe. >> biologist with the university of nevada-reno says they're fighting a growing number of giant goldfish in the lake. while officials have been working for years trying to keep the lake's water crystal clear, searchers said the discovery of gold fishes were is because they allot and excrete nutrients. those nutrients stimulates algae growth. some of the goldfish have even grow to 18 in.. it is not cl
NBC
Feb 20, 2013 5:00am PST
's cool news t. bay area may be in the running to host the 2024 summer olympic games. the u.s. olympic committee sent letters to mayors of cities including san francisco, san jose and sacrament to gauge interest in a potential bid. l.a., dallas and tulsa, oklahoma, among cities that have expressed interest. the u.s. hasn't hosted a summer games since back in 1996 down in atlanta. salt lake city was the last to stage the winter games in 2002. >> happening now, public works crews in san francisco were with busy trying to clean up a water main break that caused a mess in the north beach neighborhood. we are now learning it could take longer than expected. bob riddell with with why crews say the break is bigger than they thought. >> reporter: it could be several hours before they get the break fixed. the good news is water service has been restored to the homes on filbert shut down earlier. why? the water department thought it was a six inch line so they shut it off. turns out that wasn't the line. it was a 12-inch line that was under the kron create slab. the 12-inch line you wonder why t
CBS
Feb 20, 2013 6:00am PST
. >>> 6:26. under attack. coming up, how the u.s. government is responding to a growing cyber security threat. >> olympic runner oscar pistorius in court for the bail hearing what police say they found while searching his bedroom. >> most of the water is on but now they have to dig up the road. i'm live at the seen of the san francisco water main break next. [ male announcer ] you think you know me. believe i'm just glitz and glam when i'm so much more. i'm downtown and ocean front. my nights are just as busy as my days. the arts are my passion. food my obsession. and when you finally think you know me. you'll realize, there's still so much more to discover. los angeles. endlessly entertaining. plan your getaway at discoverlosangeles.com ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ [ male announcer ] now's the time to spring. get the poulan blower vac for just $79 at lowe's today. >>> went in to brush my teeth and wash my face and there was no water. >> a big mess in a big city. san francisco residents wake up with no water. >> they are planning on digging up filbert street behi
CBS
Feb 22, 2013 5:00am PST
its own waivers. leaders of that group met recently with u.s. education secretary arne duncan. >>> other bay area headlines this morning, an attack at uc- santa cruz has led the university to begin a night safety escort program. the school is providing vans to take faculty, students and visitors anywhere on campus between 8 p.m. and 2:45 a.m. last sunday around noon a 21- year-old woman was raped on campus. >>> bart is alerting its passengers to expect delays tonight between oakland and san francisco. that's because maintenance work shut down one of the two tunnels that makes up the transbay tube starting at 10:00 tonight. they should reopen by the time bart opens for business tomorrow morning. >>> time now 5:09. ready for take-off? boeing may have a fix for dreamliner's faulty battery. >> plus, a record-breaking storm. more than 20 states brought to a standstill by a massive winter wallop. >> cool to look at, hard to explain. what is this thing that nasa caught on camera? it's time to change the way we clean. it's time to free ourselves fr
ABC
Feb 4, 2013 4:00pm PST
's shootings in a shooting range near dallas. he won several medals of braifrry, the deadliest sniper in u.s. history. his book, american sniper chronicled his exploits and struggle with post traumatic stress disorder. he worked to help fellow vets. in vallejo, police looking for a gunman who shot a man on a sidewalk this morning. someone passing by discovered the victim and called 911. the victim died at the scene. police have not yet released his identity. >> the president hit the road to try to win support for gun control measures acknowledging it's never easy to change the status quo. he says something needs to be done to are. >> with popularity rating at highest in four years, president obama trying to rally public support for the gun control measure autos is there just one life we can safe, we've got an obligation to try. >> the president traveled to minneapolis because the city push to strictor background check autos you've shown progress is possible. and elected leaders. >> still common sense loss. >> after the newtown, connecticut shooting the president made gun control a top priori
ABC
Feb 21, 2013 4:00am PST
in the u.s. and tell google what you would do with what the company calls google glass. if you win, by the way, they're still going to cost you $1,500. a competition i would inter. is this a line to give my money away. >> that's a little pricey. >>> when we come back this morning, investigators explain how a young cancer patient became a fire victim. all of it while lying in her hospital bed. >>> also ahead, what the leader of the free world had to say about his round with the world's greatest golfer. stay with us. when it comes to getting my family to eat breakfast, i need all the help i can get. that's why i like nutella. mom, what's the capital of west virginia? charleston. nutella is a delicious hazelnut spread my whole family loves. mom, have you seen my -- backpack? nutella goes great on whole-wheat toast or whole-grain waffles. and its great taste comes from a unique combination of simple ingredients like hazelnuts, skim milk and a hint of cocoa. yeah, bye. have you seen my -- yes. and...thank you. [ male announcer ] nutella. breakfast never tasted this good. hd 8 before cop
KRON
Feb 5, 2013 4:00am PST
town where u-s navy seals killed the al- qaida leader back in 2011. the private venture will have a zoo. water sports. and a mini-golf course. it will take several years to complete. the actual compound where bin laden was hiding out was an incredible discovery in scientists say a skull unearthed in central england is that of "richard the third." the notorious king was killed in battle back in the 1400's. shakespeare wrote of him as a hunchback. he's been missing until now. his remains were found under a parking lot. archeologists know its him because of his d-n-a and his crooked spine. (music) 0ñ@Ñ >> beyonce releases big news after her impressive half- time gig. plus, the grammy awards add some heavy-hitting performers. carl azeus has today's hollywood minute. beyonce gave a amazing performance. it was perfect for the announcement of a world tour. the first tour in more than three years in april in europe it will make its weight to los angeles june 28th. the last tour was number one. the music's biggest night just got bigger the recording saying that rhianna and sting will perform t
CBS
Feb 16, 2013 7:00am PST
without a deal, we could see less secure u.s. embassies and furloughed air traffic controllers. >>> the national transportation safety board along with the coast guard and the bahamas maritime authority are all investigating the cause of that fire on that cruise ship, the carnival triumph. the fire in the engine room last sunday left the ship powerless. 4,000 people were subjected to five awful days of spoiled food and raw sewage. sewage, flooding cabins. the ship finally docked in alabama late thursday night and the first lawsuit has already been filed. >>> the challenges of adjusting to college life for first-year students. the myth and reality of the freshman 15 coming up next. >>> and why northern california's latest tree sitter is perching herself 50 feet above ground and refusing to come down. >>> these temperatures are cooperating and coming down a little bit over the bay area the next couple of days. we'll see a few degrees a day, that's all we ask. we asked for a little bit of rain, we're going to get it. we'll have the details i
KRON
Feb 8, 2013 7:00am PST
. this announcement comes as u.s. ps plans to stop delivering mail on saturdays starting in august. the agency says it will save them $2 billion a year. >> officials at the mineta san jose international airport are urging city leaders to approve the proposed deal with google. google wants to build an aviation club but at the airport so that the company can land and maintain its corporate jets there. the profit will cost about $82 million it would be a big financial boon for the city of san jose. the airport itself would receive $2.6 billion a year in rent. >> we will be right back. >> welcome back. is still about the bay bridge. we have received some improvements. westbound 80 is still slow from central and the approach to the bridge is about 26 minutes. the macarthur mayes is about a 30 minute drive time. the traffic is backed up on 580 all the way through oakland. 880 northbound is also heavy with an accident report it. your alternate routes still look good if you want to use the san mateo bridge. they have an 11 minute drive time. if you use a golden gate bridge it is still pretty good. >> more
NBC
Feb 20, 2013 6:00pm PST
over russia last week. there are millions of dash cameras in that country. here in the u.s. and more particularly in the bay area the technology trend seems to be catching on. >> the biggest reason right now is to record traffic accidents, to record what they see on the road, just wanting to share with other people. >> reporter: and sometimes security experts say it's people just wanting a second set of eyes. >> so i've gotten calls wanting to know where their partner is, parents wanting to know where their teenager is, employers wanting to know where their employees are. >> reporter: thousands of tips from dash cam. >> as the price tag comes down, the availability gets greater. >> reporter: but the interest in personal surveillance extends beyond the driver's seat. >> unfortunately, criminals are becoming pretty brave. >> reporter: more popular than car cameras are home is yo surveillance systems. sales fell off 75% over last year. >> people want to protect their belongings. they want to make sure that if something does happen to either the property or to their loved ones that it's
ABC
Feb 1, 2013 6:00am PST
consider taking that burger off the dollar menu. >> the u.s. now makes the largest wine market in the year, 13 percent of all wine worldwide is consumed right here in the united states according to new data released this week by the unified wine and grape symposium, production increased 2 percent alone last year to meet the demand. wine consumption is also decreasing in france and italy, now foreign producers are aiming for the american market. >> also new, toyota is again at the top when it comes to who is thought to be the best at everything from quality to safety. consumer reports released results of the brand perception survey and toyota ranked number after climbing back from p.r. issues on the tsunami and technical issues. ford, honda, shift, per ships -- mercedes round out the top considering quality, safety, value, design and technology. >> would pays the higher cell phone bills? iphone users or droid users? apple customers. 60 percent of iphone users pay more than $100 a month for their service, only 50 percent of droid users say they pay that much. blackberry and windows phone use
KICU
Feb 22, 2013 11:30pm PST
says it'll be the largest office complex with all radiant heating in the u.s. >>> flashes break out in a holy site. the catalyst for today's violence. >> a wrongly convicted bay area man is free tonight mom, i invited justin over for lunch. good. no, not good. he's a vegetarian and he's going to be here in 20 minutes! [ mom ] don't stress. we can figure this out. ♪ [ male announcer ] get the speed to make a great first impression. call today to get u-verse high speed internet for as little as $14.95 a month for 12 months with a one-year price guarantee. this is delicious. ♪ [ male announcer ] save the day in an instant. at&t. ♪ >>> santa cruz police have released the name of a second suspect wanted in a robbery. police have released the name of esteban. they tell us they were able to tackle one of the suspects who were eventually arrested. lopez got away. >>> continuing coverage of that man who was wrongly convicted and released from jail today. maureen naylor is in oakland and tell us why the wrong people sometimes end up behind bars. >> reporter: this is the office of the in
FOX
Feb 19, 2013 5:00pm PST
of damage in the area. >>> the leader of the u.s. armed forces is officially calling it quits. marine general john allen met with president obama to hand over his resignation today. >>> today a federal appeals court said that prisoner that are part of the pagan religion can use a chaplain. catholics, muslims, jewish, profession -- protestants -- have chaplains. >>> u.s. security firm claims that it traced massive number of hacking attacks. hackers in that building have stolen hundreds of information from american corporations, organizations and government agencies. chinese leaders are denying the allegations. they say that china is also a victim of cyber attacks that have originated in the united states. >>> we all know the dangers of lasers pointed at pilots but did you also know that pointing a laser on people on the ground can be very dangerous and cause serious damage. that's happening more than you might think. david stevenson reports. >> reporter: thompson spends long hours in front of a monitor designing computer graphics. thompson and other passengers boarded a smaller sailbo
FOX
Feb 22, 2013 10:00pm PST
complex with all radiant heating in the u.s. >>> flashes break out in a holy site. the catalyst for today's violence. >> a wrongly convicted bay area man is free tonight in part thanks to the help of the innocence project here in the south bay. still to come, the most common problem they say can lead to a wrong conviction. atever you want, baby. let's just share a 20 piece. [ internal ] 20 mcnuggets, for only $4.99? she's beautiful smart and sensible. [ male announcer ] mcdonald's extra value menu. the simple joy of having more to love. ♪ >>> santa cruz police have released the name of a second suspect wanted in a robbery. police have released the name of esteban. they tell us they were able to tackle one of the suspects who were eventually arrested. lopez got away. >>> continuing coverage of that man who was wrongly convicted and released from jail today. maureen naylor is in oakland and tell us why the wrong people sometimes end up behind bars. >> reporter: this is the office of the innocence project. attorneys here in san francisco for the past half dozen years have been working to o
ABC
Feb 8, 2013 7:00am PST
of the status, people want to know what happened. >> reporter: around the same time, the u.s. department of justice announced a probe into a staggering 80 reports of sexual assaults in missoula over a 4-year period. >> the purpose of our investigation is to determine whether the university and the law enforcement agencies acted promptly, adequately and fairly to protect the safety of women. already the u.s. department of women has joined the d.o.j. investigation. and the ncaa has launched the probe of its own. but the university of montana's athletic program -- >> johnson gets taken down at the 2. >> reporter: has taken a major hit. if the jury selected this morning decides to convict, johnson faces up to 100 years behind bars. it could also be as little as two to four years. and in a case like this, george, where it's a real he said/she said, the medical testimony becomes crucial. >> a community like this, the star quarterback, it's got to be difficult to get a jury. >> everyone is covering the case in the community. they had to bring in additional jurors. 400 prospective jurors. they h
NBC
Feb 25, 2013 7:00am PST
to the meeting because they are frustrated that the u.s. and europe have refused to provide arms and other aid and create a no-fly zone. secretary clinton had proposed that along with defense secretary leon panetta last year, at least proposed arming and training some rebel groups but the president rejected that plan last year. tomorrow, of course, the biggest problem, the biggest obstacle that the new secretary of state, john kerry, will face to getting rid of the assad regime is russia. he will meet tomorrow in berlin with the russian foreign leader. that's a very big challenge. as he continues what he's calling a listening tour, nine countries in 11 days. natalie? >> andrea mitchell, traveling with the secretary in london, this morning, thank you. # >>> more legal trouble for the >>> more legal trouble for the pistorius family this morning as it's revealed the so-called blade runner's older brother is facing vehicular manslaughter charges for the death of a woman in a 2008 auto accident. meantime oscar pistorius is free on bail as he awaits murder charges in the death of reeva steenka steen
CBS
Feb 6, 2013 6:00pm PST
. >>> starting soon, you probably won't get first class mail on saturday. the u.s. postal service plans to cut service to save money. kpix 5 reporter mike sugerman explains why the post office's financial problem is actually good news for >>> reporter: rain, sleet, sno no problem. but the postal service will stop saturday delivery this summer. when was the last time you got a letter that you wanted? >> several years ago. it's been a long time since i have actually gotten a letter. >> reporter: one of the reasons the postal service lost $16 billion, with a b, last year. this move could save $2 billion a year. >> they can't compete with computers and e-mails and u.p.s., fedex now. they just can't. >> reporter: that's exactly what the postmaster general said. >> our move to five-day mail delivery also reflects the changing market demand and we are simply not in a financial position where we can continue to maintain six-day delivery. >> reporter: packages? they will still come. post offices? they will stay open. but bills? flyers? birthday cards? star
CBS
Feb 20, 2013 6:00pm PST
on a special letter from the u.s. olympic committee to the bay area. >> have more days like this they will want to bring the olympics here. what a change from yesterday to today. how long does this change stick around? which weekend day is going to be sunnier and milder? golden gate in the distance, sunshine everywhere. your forecast next. couple is rudely awakened to find intruders in their home. t it's what the >>> it's a shocking ordeal that could terrify anyone. a sleeping couple is rudely awakened to find intruders in their home. but it's what they did next that could have neighbors on poplar avenue in santa cruz talking for weeks to come. kpix 5 reporter da lin on how it ended. >> reporter: this is the house here, liz. husband and wife team fought off two dumb robbers. in fact, one of those robbers was actually drunk at the time of the home invasion robbery. the fight ended here on the front lawn with the husband and wife sitting on top of one of the robbers the robber's baggy pants fell off. >> the lights turn on and i kind of sit
NBC
Feb 25, 2013 4:30am PST
. it would offer a free and subscription based models. google launched a music download service in the u.s. in 2011 and expanded that to several areas in europe. glasses, cars, into everything at google. >> they are taking over all facets of our life. bertha, thank you very much. we'll check back later on. >> nothing to complain about in terms of the forecast in the south bay over the weekend. it was spectacular. >> we'll get spoiled just about all week long. you know, i get excited about this. we had such a boring week last week. really nothing going on after that storm came through. this week we actually have a substantial warmup to tell you about. some cities getting close to 80 degrees later this week. we have a warmup. if you want a barbecue and cold kept you indoors, everything changes as we head throughout the end of the week. this morning temps are in the 30s and 40s. we're right at freezing in gilroy to start the day. around 36 degrees in livermore. 39 degrees in sunnyvale. headed toward a comfortable week. break out that spring wardrobe early. you'll get up to use it just about a
NBC
Feb 28, 2013 11:00am PST
to the north korean leader at an exhibition game in pyongyang, north korea. u.s. players played on mixed teams, ending in a tie. kim jong-un is said to be a big basketball fan. rodman also spoke to the crowd telling kim, quote, you have a friend for life. >>> giants star tim lincecum could soon be headed to court. his former landlord is accusing the pitcher of trashing his mission district townhome back in 2011 causing at least $200,000 in damage, something lincecum strongly denies. he says he's prepared to fight the case in open court but would rather handle it in a closed-door arbitration. the case is on hold while the court decides where it belongs. >>> alex smith is headed for kansas city and his now former teammates are letting him know what they really think and it's all good. 49 erdz tackle, joe stayly posted on twitter, quote, best of luck to alex in k.c., amazing teammate, friend and person. i know he will do great things there. another tweeted, quote, good luck mr. alex smith. i know you'll do great under andy reid in k.c., the ultimate pro. there are multiple reports the 49ers will
ABC
Feb 7, 2013 4:00pm PST
the kind of batterieds used in the and six are owned by united air lines. the only u.s. carrier with the dream liner in its flight. >> linkedn push to engage users apparently paying off. >> emily chang is here with this afternoon's after the bell report. hi, emwe yily. >> good afternoon. linkedn push to keep job seekersm?ces its site with new features is delivering big rewards. this site reports probables nearly doubled and saw revenue jump 83% as membership grew. and popular franchise sky landers in call of duty found act yivision boost sales. net income up 258% to $354 million. it's helped keep sales strong as more gamers turn to mobile. back in november, black ops two became the quickist video game to make the 1dzs billion sales mark. blackberry adding two new members to the board of directors including richard lynch and burtoçs÷ norberg. the company says sales of its d 10 smart phones are off to a strong start. air b and b showing big growth saying the number of listings more than doubled last year to more than 300,000. air b and b says three million people used the servic
ABC
Feb 21, 2013 4:00pm PST
mortality in the u.s. by 33% since 1990. help us continue serving the millions of women and men with breast cancer who still need us every day. register for the 3-day now. (woman) it's just been an amazing, amazing journey. i love these people. ♪ and it's beautiful >>> president obama and congressional democrats trying to get sup lick support for putting off so called seek quest traigs. kest traigs. don't seem to be getting much traction. mark math use joins with us the latest polling results. >> for the latest following numbers, it's a pretty mixed bag. >> seek quest traigs means what it means to the american people is unemployment. >> instead of automatic cuts we're looking at nine days from now that will have an impact on everything from head start to military readiness. >> in an interview with dan ashley, and standing in front of members of the military. >> if congress allows this meat cleaver approach to take place it will jeopardize our military readiness. >> the spokesman says congressional republicans oulgt to listen to american people. >> here what american people are saying whi
KICU
Feb 19, 2013 7:00pm PST
a problem with one of their witness. levy waunz intern for the u.s. bureau of prisons in washington dc when she was killed in 2001. convicted in 2010 and is serving a 60-year prison sentence. a bail hearing is expected to resume tomorrow for south african double amputee track star oscar pistorius. he's accused of shooting his girlfriend through a bathroom door. prosecutors say the shooting happened after a heated argument but pistorius says it was a mistake, that he thought she was an intruder. today's hearing came on the same day as a private funeral service. she was a fashion model, a law school graduate who campaigned against domestic violence. >>> uc berkeley officials tell us they have decided the fate of basketball coach mike minute dpomly after he shove add student athlete during a game this past weekend. montgomery sounded an apologetic note this afternoon as he address it had controversy. >> in berkeley this afternoon contrite words from cal's mens basketball coach mike minute dpomly. >> it's obvious i made a mistake, and i feel very badly about it. >> gave him a little shove. word
NBC
Feb 26, 2013 7:00am PST
reforms, and that's causing concerns that europe's debt crisis could get even worse, rattling u.s. markets. separately, though, home depot reporting strong earnings this morning. home improvement retailer thanking the turnaround in housing as well as all that repair work done in the wake of super storm sandy for those increasing profits. natalie? >> courtney reagan at the new york stock exchange, thanks. >>> airports, as you know, can be very frustrating places but there is no reason to get this angry. take a look. chinese government official flew into an epic tantrum when he learned he had missed his flight -- actually, his second flight that he missed. he took his anger out on airport staff and two innocent computers. the video has gone viral on chinese social media and now he has been suspended from his post and he faces punishment charges. guys, you'll notice security is standing off behind that rope there. turns out because he outranks the security guards, they were afraid to step in, if you can believe that. >> that and a chair. >> yeah. >> you might be able to say former government
NBC
Feb 21, 2013 7:00am PST
for. >> reporter: no indication yet the horse meat labeled beef has reached the u.s., but be sure the meat you're buying is what the label says it is. that butcher is the kind of guy who knows everyone's name, customers trust him. the trouble is, david, of course, that kind of service can cost you more, and when you're trying to feed a family, every dollar counts. >> thanks very much this morning. savannah? >>> a massive sculpture commemorating a special moment in american history is making waves this morning along san diego's waterfront. kristen dahlgren to explain. good morning. >> reporter: good morning, savannah. san diego is a big military town, so many people see this as incredibly patriotic. others just see it as an eyesore. people have actually resigned over it. take a look. 25-foot, 14,000-pound statue is causing a plus-sized controversy. it is one of history's most iconic images, the photograph taken at the end of world war ii has become larger than life, but not everyone likes how literally one artist took that. >> the ultimate in bad taste. >> reporter: the 25-foot bro
ABC
Feb 4, 2013 6:00am PST
to vote on lifting the ban. >> the u.s. postal service will release a stamp honoring civil rights pioneer rosa parks unveiled during a ceremony in detroit today. it would have been her 100th birthday today. she was arrested in 1955 after refusing to give up her bus seat to a white person in alabama. she showed the defiance that became a symbol of the civil rights movement. >> it is cloudy but you can see the bay lights. >> it looks like a waterfall on the side of the bay bridge. >> better than having tears. >> now, outside, you can see a lot of people waking up in a bad mood and gray this morning as are the clouds. hopefully the feeling of despair will pass and the sun will come out and make for a brighter afternoon. we have downtown san francisco right here, the mark of a true fan, still wearing your colors after the team lost. you can see i am wearing the gold and red this morning, as is joe who always does. the biggest homer in the state. now, a look at what is going on, we are already talking next year, draft pick and lockdown corner. it is amazing and the game is not even 24 hours ol
ABC
Feb 19, 2013 6:00pm PST
results on the u.s. economy. so she clearly, even though congress is in recess until monday, putting a great deal on congressional republicans for when they return to washington to get a deal done as soon as possible. >> carolyn: sequestration the major topic, is that what you plan to speak with the president tomorrow? >> reporter: no doubt, i will ask him about sequestration and it affects all of us if these spending cutting into effect. i hope to talk to him about a number of other issues, the nation's infrastructure, roads and bridges. he talked about that some in the state of the union. i want to ask him about his immigration policy and some of the plans he has to deal with allowing illegal immigrants a path to citizenship. a variety of topics, education if we have time and a chance to talk with several cabinet secretaries about some of the issues that are affecting the nation and california. so there is a lot to talk about tomorrow. i'll have reports tomorrow and you can follow me on twitter at dan ashley abc7. a big day tomorrow. i look forward to having a chance to speak to th
ABC
Feb 21, 2013 5:00am PST
for free. i can even drop off free boxes. of hats. well, technically i wear one. the u.s. postal service®, no business too small. hi, i'm ensure clear... clear, huh? i'm not juice or fancy water. i've got nine grams of protein. that's three times more than me! [ female announcer ] ensure clear. nine grams protein. zero fat. in blueberry/pomegranate and peach. nine grams protein. zero fat. new almay smart shade mousse is like smooth velvety magic. it instantly transforms to my perfect shade and gives me a flawless, airbrushed finish. >> facebook is apologizing after a glitch forced a michigan woman to lie about her age online. the woman is 104 but she is unable to say that on facebook, her granddaughter says when she put in the birth year at 1908 they changed it to 1928. the oldest age that will show up on the page is 99. facebook says it is now working to fix the problem. >> people are live longer. in the fast paced world, cereal makers want you to have breakfast on the go. >> now the bloomberg business report. >> are you spending less now that the paycheck is lighter? according to the
CBS
Feb 22, 2013 6:00pm PST
poll also shows 65% of californians want more patrols at the u.s./mexico border. 57% favor penalties for hiring illegal immigrants and almost half want those here illegally deported. immigration reform is a hot button issue in washington. senators are working on a bill and an unfinished proposal by the obama administration suggests a path that would take 13 years. in san francisco, elissa harrington, kpix 5. >> thank you. >>> one of the high-speed rail's biggest enemies could become an ally. kpix 5's don knapp says that's only if neighbors on the peninsula get their way. don. >> reporter: liz, it's not that folks here in the peninsula are opposed to the concept of high- speed rail. what they are opposed to is a prospect of having streets and neighborhoods torn up for years while they expand the right of way. now there's legislation that could resolve that. a caltrain rolls into palo alto on a side of right of way. now after a century of development communities have moved up to the edge of the tracks. here at alma and churchill palo alto
NBC
Feb 19, 2013 5:00am PST
in the u.s. have been affected. >>> notre dame football player duped by an online hoax getting ready for the nfl draft. manti te'o will be in indianapolis tomorrow for the start of the nfl combine. te'o made national headlines after having a relationship with a fake online girlfriend. in an interview with "usa today," he says he does not think the scandal will prevent him from being picked in the first round and doesn't understand how it would take away from what he did on the field. te'o shut down his twitter account and he's not sure if he will ever use social media again. >> nfl con bimbine interesting watch but also the psychology. i think it will make a difference. >>> coming up, google getting competition. we'll tell you who is try to unseat the tech giant. >>> google thinking of opening a store. we'll search for it coming up. >> welcome back. 5:53. microsoft making a move taking aim at g-mail. they will open it up to the general public. to get the word out, the company making a major move here spending at least $30 million in advertising over just three months. the media barra
NBC
Feb 28, 2013 5:00am PST
at the u.s. military academy at west point. his family delayed the funeral because of potential conflicts with the presidential inauguration and martin luther king jr. day events. >>> the woman at the center of one of the most shocking anti-smoking campaigns of all time has died. the family of debbie austin says she died of cancer on friday at a hospital in southern california. austin first appeared on tv in 1996, smoking a cigarette through a hole in her throat. the anti-smoking ad was designed to illustrate just how addicting smoking can be. austin started smoking at age 13 and never quit. her larynx was removed when she was 42 to allow her to breathe. debbie austin was 62 years old. >>> meanwhile, sacramento lawmakers are considering a new law that would prohibit smoking in all multifamily homes. ab-746 was introduced by an assemblyman last week. the measure would prohibit smoking zbrelts, cigars or pipes induplexes and apartments. >>> boeing says it's come up with a permanent fix for the 787 dreamliner. their president made the announcement in tokyo this morning. >> this solution take
CBS
Feb 21, 2013 5:00am PST
in the u.s. isn't what it's labeled as. dna testing on more than 1,000 fish samples reveals 33% were mess labeled. things are worse in northern california where nearly 40% of the fish sold is mislabeled and fraudulent. some of the testing was done at retail outlets in san francisco and monterey. >>> cereal lovers, kellogg is recalling boxes of the special k with red berries saying there may be glass ago from men. it's 11, 22 and 30-ounce boxes with expiration dates in november or december. >>> 13-year-old lauren rojas of antioch launched her plush toy into space for a science project at the cornerstone christian school. she had four cameras rolling as a project tested the effects of altitude on air pressure and there it goes. this project earned her the top honors at the science fair and now she is heading to a regional competition. the video has nearly 800,000 views on youtube. >> good for her. >> pretty neat. >>> one bay area couple's valentine's day didn't go as planned as they went to a police station being good samaritans. carlos and barbara
NBC
Feb 20, 2013 7:00am PST
. >>> zeroed in on that shanghai nondiscrypt neighborhood and 12 story building. cyber attacks against 141 u.s. companies spanning 20 industries. according to a new security report, confirmed by u.s. intelligence, the it is the headquarters of unit 61398, the cyber warriors for china's people's liberty. army. >> it's actually not just from china. the chinese government sanctioning these attacks. >> among the targets of the hackers, america's very infrastructure. >> now our enemies are seeking the ability to sabotage our power grid, our financial institutions, our air traffic control systems. >> reporter: other targets, the news media, including "the new york times," the washington post and "wall street journal" and familiar brands like coca cola, facebook. and now apple. the hackers have names like ugly gorilla and dota, according to this instructional video from the computer security firm that did the study. >> here we see dota logging into one of its e-mail accounts. >> reporter: how does it work? the attackers penetrate a computer sending deceptive e-mails, trick ing users to clicking on a
NBC
Feb 27, 2013 7:00am PST
in new york. coming up from here, we'll talk to one of the u.s. cardinals who will help elect the next pope. as you know, the church has dealt with a lot of controversies and challenges in recent years. what are the cardinals looking for in the next leader? we'll get into that, matt. >> savannah, i don't want to telltales out of school, but you flew to rome overnight with cardinal dolan of new york. so, did you ask him who he might be voting for? >> it's possible. i may have asked him a few more questions. listen, if i had any confessions to make, it was extremely handy. we highway good chat and talked about the big decision facing him. he mentioned he is new at this as well. this will be his first conclave. i think he is looking forward to getting more information as well. >> i can just see you getting close to him as he was sleeping to see if he was talking in his sleep. we'll let you go at that. >> i know. and trying to get the wine over there, too, but no, no. i would noefr do that. >>> this sounds like something out of the movies. one man out west decided to bury his multimillion
NBC
Feb 22, 2013 7:00am PST
: the judge just upped pistorius' bail to 1 million ran, the equivalent of 112,000 u.s. dollars and lots of conditions on this. pistorius has to surrender his passport, firearms, can't use drugs or alcohol, can't return to the crime scene which is his home. he needs permission to leave his town and has to check in with police twice a week. savannah? >> all right. michele kosinski with the breaking news in south africa. let's turn to john cue kelly a defense attorney who's got a lot of experience covering trials. john, good morning to you. >> how are you doing? >> good. let's look at this bail decision in perspective. i mean on the one hand, we saw a judge who really ripped the prosecution's case, aspects of it, called into question aspects of pistorius' story. does the bail decision have any real influence on what will ultimately happen at trial? >> no, it doesn't. it did give us a good look in terms of how the evidence will be received at trial. the judge didn't base his bail decision just on the strength or weakness of the prosecution's case. it had a lot to do with the community ties
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Feb 16, 2013 7:00am PST
that extends a pipeline from canada to 35 u.s. cities. people are participating in protests across the country. >>> lawmakers in colorado preliminarily approved a series of gun control measures, expanded background checks and ammunition limits and call for a ban on concealed weapons on public campuses and state lawmakers debated the measures all day yesterday. eight hours into that session, vice president joe biden personally called for lawmakers to try to move that discussion along. >>> new information in a murder case against olympic athlete oscar pistorius. the blade runner's uncle now says he is shocked and numbed by the news surrounding the killing of the athlete's girlfriend in his south africa home earlier this week. his uncle said the two had plans together, and oscar was happier than ever in his life. pistorius is still being held at the pratoria police station. prosecutors say they will pursue pre-meditated murder charges against him. >>> one man is under arrest and charged with the murders of two coast guard employees. james michael wells is accused of killing the two men at the coa
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